The University of Georgia's Initiative on Poverty and the Economy: an initiative of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach

The University of Georgia's Initiative on Poverty and the Economy: an initiative of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach

Contacts

Danny Bivins
(706) 583-0856
bivins@fanning.uga.edu

2009–2010 Grant Recipients

  • Vibha Bhargava, College of Family and Consumer Science
    Poverty, Food Insecurity and Healthcare Utilization in Older Georgians
  • Virginia Dick, Carl Vinson Institute of Government
    Disproportionality in Georgia's Child Welfare System: An Analysis of Socioeconomic Factors and Impacts
  • Ted Futris, Extension Family and Consumer Science
    Relationship Smarts Plus in Athens, Ga.: An In-Depth Exploration of Programmatic Impact Among High School Youth
  • Russell Gabriel, School of Law
    Poverty in the Courts: Exploring the Impacts of Financial Burden on Poor and Indigent Defendants
  • Tera Hurt, Insititute of Behavioral Research
    Relationship Smarts Plus in Athens, Ga.: An In-Depth Exploration of Programmatic Impact Among High School Youth
  • Mary Ann Johnson, College of Family and Consumer Science
    Poverty, Food Insecurity and Healthcare Utilization in Older Georgians
  • Jung Sun Lee, College of Family and Consumer Science
    Poverty, Food Insecurity and Healthcare Utilization in Older Georgians
  • John C. McKissick, Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development
    Using the Economic Vitality Index as a Tool for Identifying Successful Economic Development Strategies in Georgia Counties
  • Allison E. McWilliams, Carl Vinson Institute of Government
    Disproportionality in Georgia's Child Welfare System: An Analysis of Socioeconomic Factors and Impacts
  • Larry Nackerud, School of Social Work
    Poverty in the Courts: Exploring the Impacts of Financial Burden on Poor and Indigent Defendants
  • Ed Risler, School of Social Work
    Poverty in the Courts: Exploring the Impacts of Financial Burden on Poor and Indigent Defendants

2008–2009 Grant Recipients

  • Gene Brody, Institute for Behavioral Research
    Familias Fuertes: A Program to Strengthen Latino Families
  • Samuel Art Cain, College of Education
    University Of Georgia Math And Parent Partnership: A Collaborative Approach To Poverty Mitigation Through Education
  • Kimberly Clay, School of Social Work
    Partnering Across Disparities: Improving Prospects for Partnership When Poverty Divides Town From Gown
  • Rachel Hagues, Carl Vinson Institute of Government
    Partnering Across Disparities: Improving Prospects for Partnership When Poverty Divides Town From Gown
  • Jeffrey Jordan, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
    University Of Georgia Math And Parent Partnership: A Collaborative Approach To Poverty Mitigation Through Education
  • Andrea Knapp, College of Education
    University Of Georgia Math And Parent Partnership: A Collaborative Approach To Poverty Mitigation Through Education
  • Steven Kogan, Institute for Behavioral Research
    Familias Fuertes: A Program to Strengthen Latino Families
  • Teresa Mauldin, College of Family and Consumer Science
    Asset Building among Low-Income Households in Athens: The Role of Household Characteristics and Institutional Factors
  • Yoko Mimura, College of Family and Consumer Science
    Asset Building among Low-Income Households in Athens: The Role of Household Characteristics and Institutional Factors
  • David O. Okech, School of Social Work
    Asset Building among Low-Income Households in Athens: The Role of Household Characteristics and Institutional Factors
  • Pamela Orpinas, College of Public Health
    Familias Fuertes: A Program to Strengthen Latino Families
  • Janet Rechtman, Fanning Institute
    Partnering Across Disparities: Improving Prospects for Partnership When Poverty Divides Town From Gown
  • Courtney Tobin, Fanning Institute
    Partnering Across Disparities: Improving Prospects for Partnership When Poverty Divides Town From Gown

2007–2008 Grant Recipients

  • Bulent Anil, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
    Why Do Dropouts Happen? Exploring Education, Homeownership and Poverty
  • Doug Bachtel, College of Family and Consumer Science
    Exposing Persistent Poor Health in Georgia
  • Santanu Chatterjee, Terry College of Business
    Understanding Persistent Poverty in the Developed World: A Study of Socio-economic Factors in Georgia
  • Swarnankur Chatterjee, College of Family and Consumer Science
    Why Do Dropouts Happen? Exploring Education, Homeownership and Poverty
  • Arati Dahal, Carl Vinson Institute of Government
    Exposing Persistent Poor Health in Georgia
  • Angela Fertig, College of Public Health and Carl Vinson Institute of Government
    Exposing Persistent Poor Health in Georgia
  • John Greenman, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication
    Raising Awareness of Persistent Poverty: A Tool Kit for Journalists
  • Jeffrey Jordan, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
    Why Do Dropouts Happen? Exploring Education, Homeownership and Poverty
  • Diane Murray, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication
    Raising Awareness of Persistent Poverty: A Tool Kit for Journalists
  • David Mustard, Terry College of Business
    Understanding Persistent Poverty in the Developed World: A Study of Socio-economic Factors in Georgia
  • Mumbi Okundaye, College of Family and Consumer Sciences
    Exposing Persistent Poor Health in Georgia
  • Velma Zahirovic-Herbert, College of Family and Consumer Science
    Why Do Dropouts Happen? Exploring Education, Homeownership and Poverty
  • Jolie Ziomek-Daigle, College of Education
    Georgia's Graduation Coach Program: Impacting Poverty by Increasing School Completion

2006–2007 Grant Recipients

  • Maria Bermudez, College of Family and Consumer Science
    Combining Financial Counseling and Couple Counseling Helps Couples on the Threshold of Poverty
  • Stephanie Burwell, College of Family and Consumer Science
    Combining Financial Counseling and Couple Counseling Helps Couples on the Threshold of Poverty
  • Sue Chapman, Extension Family and Consumer Sciences
    The Impact of Poverty Simulations on Attitudes about and Perceptions of Poverty
  • Rich Clark, Carl Vinson Institute of Government
    The Impact of Poverty Simulations on Attitudes about and Perceptions of Poverty
  • Bonnie Cramond, College of Education
    Why Bright Students Drop Out
  • Jerry Gale, College of Family and Consumer Science
    Combining Financial Counseling and Couple Counseling Helps Couples on the Threshold of Poverty
  • Sharon Gibson, Extension Family and Consumer Sciences
    The Impact of Poverty Simulations on Attitudes about and Perceptions of Poverty
  • Joseph Goetz, College of Family and Consumer Science
    Combining Financial Counseling and Couple Counseling Helps Couples on the Threshold of Poverty
  • Lee N. Johnson, College of Family and Consumer Science
    Life Skills Literacy: Working to Alleviate Family Poverty
  • Kathy Kuss, College of Education
    Why Bright Students Drop Out
  • Rebecca Nordin Landis, College of Education
    Why Bright Students Drop Out
  • Larry Nackerud, School of Social Work
    The Impact of Poverty Simulations on Attitudes about and Perceptions of Poverty
  • Thomas F. Rodgers, College of Family and Consumer Science
    Manufactured Housing: Expanding Housing Options for Georgia Families
  • Anne L. Sweaney, College of Family and Consumer Science
    Manufactured Housing: Expanding Housing Options for Georgia Families
  • Karen Tinsley, College of Family and Consumer Sciences
    Combining Financial Counseling and Couple Counseling Helps Couples on the Threshold of Poverty

2005–2006 Grant Recipients

  • Mary Anne Alabanza Akers, School of Environmental Design
    Pathways to Achieving Economic Self-Sufficiency: A Pilot Study of Low-Income Microentrepreneurs
  • Lew Allen, College of Education
    Addressing Poverty through Strong Schools and Strong Communities: A Service-Learning Approach
  • Elizabeth DeBray Pelot, College of Education
    Government Policies Impacting Families' Abilities to Transform Income into Wealth via Home Ownership
  • Bob Galen, College of Public Health
    Culturally and Linguistically Relevant Health Information Kiosks for Georgia's Immigrant Latinos
  • Jeffrey Jordan, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
    Addressing Poverty through Strong Schools and Strong Communities: A Service-Learning Approach
  • Laura Jordan, Cowan Road Middle School, Griffin, GA
    Addressing Poverty through Strong Schools and Strong Communities: A Service-Learning Approach
  • Richard Martin, Terry College of Business
    Government Policies Impacting Families' Abilities to Transform Income into Wealth via Home Ownership
  • Paul Matthews, Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education
    Culturally and Linguistically Relevant Health Information Kiosks for Georgia's Immigrant Latinos
  • Beth Melnik, Georgia Small Business Development Center
    Pathways to Achieving Economic Self-Sufficiency: A Pilot Study of Low-Income Microentrepreneurs
  • John O'Looney, Carl Vinson Institute of Government
    Government Policies Impacting Families' Abilities to Transform Income into Wealth via Home Ownership
  • Thomas F. Rodgers, College of Family and Consumer Sciences
    Barriers to Workforce Housing and Economic Self-Sufficiency in the Rural South
  • Donald Rubin, Department of Speech Communication
    Culturally and Linguistically Relevant Health Information Kiosks for Georgia's Immigrant Latinos
  • Lorilee Sandmann, College of Education
    Culturally and Linguistically Relevant Health Information Kiosks for Georgia's Immigrant Latinos
  • Alex Scherr, School of Law
    Government Policies Impacting Families' Abilities to Transform Income into Wealth via Home Ownership
  • Kathy Thompson, College of Education
    Addressing Poverty through Strong Schools and Strong Communities: A Service-Learning Approach
  • Karen Tinsley, College of Family and Consumer Sciences
    Barriers to Workforce Housing and Economic Self-Sufficiency in the Rural South
  • Ronald Warren, Terry College of Business
    Barriers to Workforce Housing and Economic Self-Sufficiency in the Rural South